In this week’s episode, Josh is talking to Jessica Dobrovic who was a Winner in the 2020 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards, South Australia.
Jessica Dobrovic is committed to improving the homelessness sector in Adelaide and across Australia, through her PhD studies and employment. Jess is an analyst for Aspire Social Impact Bond at Hutt St Centre, the first bond in Australia to focus on homelessness. Through research, she helps build understanding of the impact homelessness has on the individual and systems. Jess also works within the Adelaide Zero Project in collaboration with other services, aiming to achieve functional zero rough sleeping by end of 2020. Jess also volunteers for the Hands on Project, providing prosthetic hands for people who have lost hands in developing countries.
In this episode:
- In our first ever Facebook Live interview, we hear how Jess is committed to improving the homelessness sector in Adelaide and the power of work that she is doing
- Be inspired by Jess’s positive nature and take with you her motto of smiling at people she doesn’t know in the hope of making their day brighter.
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